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Shaerpa Fund Management is a social impact investment firm that manages the Benelux focussed SI2 Fund with the mission to generate high social impact and a fair financial return through sustainable investments in social enterprises in Europe. In addition Shaerpa Fund Management supports the fund management of InvestMZ, a social investment fund focussing on social care in the Netherlands. Shaerpa Fund Management has offices in Brussels (B), in Utrecht (NL), and a foothold in London (UK).

For our Brussels office we are looking for a social business analyst who will work on deal-sourcing, deal screening, due diligence, implementation and monitoring for our social investment work.

The position of business analyst will give an insight in many different (social) enterprises and offers plenty opportunities for on-the-job learning in the sector of social innovations, social entrepreneurship and social finance. The position will be based at the Brussels office of Shaerpa Fund Management.



  • Search for and screen social entrepreneurs, social innovations and social investment opportunities according to the criteria’s of SI2 Fund, InvestMZ and Shaerpa Fund Management;
  • Drafting and reviewing analyses of social impact together with social entrepreneurs;
  • Support (financial) investment analyses, due diligence and deal process execution;
  • Tracking financial and social performance of portfolio companies;
  • Preparation of fund reporting
  • Organize (joint) events to connect supporters and investors to social entrepreneurs.



  • Exposure to some of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs and social investors;
  • Insight in the world of impact investment;
  • A compensation that fits with the level of the work and the social investment sector;
  • Boosting your personal development;
  • Experience in the selection process of the most promising social enterprises in The Netherlands, Belgium and likely beyond;
  • Working in an international value-driven environment where you are able to learn and contribute to a society where more people have the tools to initiate and manage social change;
  • Working in an international and fun team.



  • You are an MA graduate in preferably Business Administration, Management Science, Corporate Finance, Social Entrepreneurship, or related;
  • You are eager to learn, have the ability to listen and ask questions, dare to think differently and are willing to invest in your career;
  • You have approx. three years of working experience in finance, preferably with social investments or entrepreneurship, (social) corporate finance, or strategy consulting at a strong firm;
  • You have a flexible and yet determined way of working;
  • You are dedicated to social entrepreneurship, social innovation, realisation of social impact;
  • You are a sensitive communicator, capable to talk with stakeholders at many different levels;
  • You have good planning and analytic skills;
  • You are pro-active;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, and preferably also French;



If you are interested in this position, please send your motivation letter and resume to polina@shaerpafundmanagement.eu

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